Friday, December 31, 2004

Malaysia Sets Up funds for Tsunami Victims

Malaysia sets up a special Asian fund

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has set up a special fund named “Asian Tsunami Disaster Fund Foreign Ministry” to enable the Government and Malaysians to contribute to victims of the tsunami that hit several countries.

Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Syed Hamid Albar said Malaysia, which was also hit by the killer waves, was moved by the suffering of the people in the other countries.

“This calamity has resulted in a very large number of deaths and enormous destruction of properties in the affected countries,” he said.

Syed Hamid urged Malaysians to donate either in cash or kind to the fund which would be managed by the ministry.

Contributions in cash could be made by cheque to Tabung Bencana Tsunami Asia Kementerian Luar Negeri and sent to the Foreign Affairs Ministry, Wisma Putra, Precinct 2, 62602 Putrajaya.

The ministry can be contacted at 03-8887 4000, 03-8887 4386, 03-8887 4332 and 03-8887 4321 or by fax at 03-8889 1717 and 03-8889 2834. – Bernama


Click for Preview of Travel Gallery Images

Resorts of Asia Ventures Pte Ltd.
All copyrights and trademarks Reserved.
For Creative Services, Consultation on Media & Syndication Services CONTACT US
Tel :+65-6739 9833 Fax :+65-6739 9832. Or Email us :